GNLCC announces FY15 funding awards

The Great Northern LCC is pleased to announce the commitment of $700,000 to landscape science, information management, and capacity support for the fiscal year 2015. The list of projects can be viewed at FY15 Funding Allocation.

With GNLCC funds, we are supporting a diverse range of science, capacity and organizational projects through leveraging of ongoing work. This is part of our strategy to move towards a shared information base to inform our collective vision for landscape conservation among partners. We encourage leveraged dollars and programs to support common priorities. Through these projects, we are leveraging our dollars tenfold while strategically targeting our partners priority work and supporting mutual goals for landscape conservation. Priorities and criteria for selection are described in the GNLCC Strategic Conservation Framework and in the FY15 Funding Guidance.

Researchers conducting field work on Yellowstone cutthroat trout in Wyoming. Photo credit: Patrick Uthe

Robert Al-Chokhachy, a U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) research biologist, and crew study Yellowstone cutthroat trout at the headwaters of an Upper Snake River tributary in Wyoming. Their work helps prioritize conservation strategies for this species in a changing climate. Photo Courtesy: Patrick Uthe, Montana State University